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storm.he's seeking 750 million dollars in compeesatory damages and 250 million in punitive damages.he says he's looking for other electric customers to serve as witnesses in his case--and any money he's awarded will go to the poor. ralph jaffe: 1.07.04 "people are losing their lives over this. this is not an inconvenience. this is a matter of life and death."rob gould, bg&e: 1.22.12 "for this type of storm, it was absolutely impractical to prepare for that." rob gould with b- g- e tells fox45 they're goiig to let the public service coomission review process run its course. as bad or worse than hurricane - irene-- but with no time to alert out- of- state crews. paul gessler, fox45 news at 5:30. 3 first on fox... nearly 70 passengers on a megabus headed to baltimore find themselves stranded in new jersey after the driver reffses to bring them any further. further. here are some pictures sent
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to us of the incident. you can see everyone is off the bus. this night of hell started after passengers say one of them asked the driver if the air conditioning was working. passengers say at that point the driver pulled over and slammed on the brakes. that jolt was enough to cause one woman to end up in the 17:52 she was going down 95 and she was like ruur and it's a double decker....butt bite 23:14 eveyone is confused everybody is worried some people are scared scared 3 3 passengers were on their way home from new york city. managers with megabus say they are looking into the matter but maintain their driver did everything by the book. a... meeting... at the governor's mansion... involving... the state's ...top three lawmakers ... produces ...little progress ... on... whether to call... a special se/ session.../ so... the... fate of... expanding gambling... is... still in limbo.../. governor ... o'malley ...met with senate president mike miller... and... house speaker michael busch... today.../. yet... no... special scheduled.../. now... some ...maryland lawmakers... doubt... it... can be done this year. --governor sot---governor-"if
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we can acheive consensus among house and senate leaders.. that that is what is required and thats what we will have by the end of this week" week" there's... pressure ...to get ...the... special session ... scheduled before... august 20th..../ lawmakers ... need to meet ...that deadline... if... they want ...the proposal ...on the ballot in november... city crews ... continue... to... repair... a... water main break... that... detoured... doontown traffic.../ and... shut down businesses.../. melinda roeder ... live... with... more... on the repairs.../ and... the response.melinda? public works has been out here for about 24 hours now.... and they're telling me it'll be at least a week before they get everything repaired. 3 earlier today - crews were jackhammering and digging into
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areas where the road actually buckled as a result of yesterday's water main break. they also worked to create a temporary - above-ground - pipeline to restore water to some businesses on light street.we understand there are two water mains what will need to be replaced. one of the was installed back in 1889.... and has obviously been weakened by age.as a result of the break - traffic is being rerouted around an area that stretches a few city blocks. and the detour is proving to be an inconvenience for drivers... but it's affected bus service too. < "we're gonna replace the entire 20 inch main all the way from lombard street up to something was going on when i kept running into streets that were blocked off and i was like what is going on?!?!"> there are spray painted markings all over the pavement here... to indicate underground utility lines.gas- electric - and cable lines - are all buried beneath the surface here... which is only complicating the repair work that needs to be done.live downtown... melinda roeder....
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fox 45 news at 5:30. construction... is... set to begin... on... three new buildings... at... the... metro centre.. at owiigs mills. mills.a... groundbreaking ceremony ...was held today.../ as... crews ...began work ... on... a... transit... oriented development..../ or... t--o--d...//. plans... include... two... five-story apartment buildings,... with... retail space... on the ground floor.. / and... a... four story office building. "iq: tod's make sense in so many ways... oq: less pollution, less traffic congest" congestion." the apartments... should be complete... by... early 2013../ meantime... , more... county buildings... are going green... with help ...from a federal grant..../baltimore... county executive kevin kamenetz... unveiled the "cool trees" program today ... at... north- point... library... in dundalk....more... than... 900 trees... will be planted ... at.,.. 74... county
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buildings..../ to... help reduce pollution... and... provide shade... that reduces energy costs...// "in today's economy, youll often hear talk of effective, efficient government getting the most out of taxpayer dollars, well nothing gives us more bang for our buck as trees like these." these." over the next 30 years,... the... 500-thousand dollars... invested.../ will provide... more than... 2 million dollars ...in... environmental benefits. 3 a big salute today to a retired baltimore city police officer.... jeff abell shows us why he's being honored years after leaving the force, jeff.... more than a half-century ago, james dixon made military hhstory when he became one of the first african americans to join the ranks of the u-s marines. he was honored in washington last month and today, the former city police sergeant was honored here. 3 3 --clapping nats--- nats--- dixon served more than three decades on the city's police force..... but
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before he became a police officer....he served in world war two as one of the montford point marines..... that was the name of the segregated campsite for the marines first black recruits.... and even though they battled racism and segregation within the military.... james dixon says the marines was the only place he wanted to be. "if they put me in the navy, i was going awol. because, i wasn't serving any food or scrubbing any decks on any ships or serving food to anybody, that's not my format. i saidd 'i'll go to jail first.'" dixon was one of four hundred marines who were honored with the congressional gold medal in washington last month...... today, he returned to the city's western district where he fought crime for more than three decades... jeff abell, fox45 news at 5:30. how are thh roads looking tonig? tonight?carrie peirce has our
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the next.. fame... is... at your doorstep... / premieres ...on thursday... august 16-th... on the ... c- w baltimore. have you ever had an unflattering picture of yourself posted online without your knowledge or consent?what rights do you have when it comes to removing those pictures?an attorney joins us in studio with more... 3 a high speed chase ends in a multi- vehicle crash...the surprising passenger police pull from the suspect's vehicle. andda skyscraper on fire.what
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or visit travelers.com. video... from he police cruiser's... dash- cam...during a high speed chase./ police... say... the guy ...driving the stolen car ...hit... 90 miles-an-hour ... with... the... two-year-old... in the backseat..../the ... chase... lasted about... 12 minutes... before the car ... slammed into ...the side of a
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bus.../.police... treated the driver for minor injuries... and... charged him... with... grand theft auto... and... child endangerment..../...a ... front seat passenger ...was also... hospitalized. a... towering inferno...in turkey.../.witnesses ... say... the flames... shot up... from the base ...of this skyscraper... in... istanbul... 42- stories high.../. no... injuries... reported .../ but... 15--- hundred people... live in this commercial... and residential building.../. the... owner says... the... early-warning alarm system ... saved all those lives. if... a ...bad photo ...of you ... shows up ...on your facebook... news feed.../ chances... are... your friend... did it on purpos. purpose.a .. new survey... finds... that.. .a... women... admit... posting... pictures ...of their female friends... áknowingá... they're... unflattering...//. most ... said... they put up photos... of... double chins... and cellulite... after... having a fight../. one... fifth... of them... said... they refused... to... take down pictures... when asked. so... what ...can you do ... if... an unflattering photo ... turns up ...on facebook...
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or... any other... websites? websites... like... áthe... dirty dot comá.../ where people ...post... unflattering,... lewd, pictures... of people, .../ exes,... etc..../ for all to see.attorney anne mckenna 3 he... only drinks water
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...from wineglasses... / but... that's okay... because... he's got... a... really important job.../. coming up... / how... this... finicky feline... became mayor... of a small alaskan town. 3 --adblib weather tz--
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he's... the mayor... of a small... alaska town.../// but... he doesn't have anything in common ...
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with... the... other elected officials...////. meet... "stubbs.".../the... friendly feline... became mayor... more than 15 years ago... as... a... "wriie-in"... candidate.../. since... the village... is... a historical district... , stubbs' job... is more symbolic ... than functional..../ apparently... he's... doing something right.../ because... his approval ratings... have... never been higher.../. a.. store clerk... who cares for... mayor stubbs... says... he's very demanding..../he ... will... only drink... his water... from a wineglass... with... cat-nip in it../ ----- adlib about story ----- cop some shade if you can. temperatures in the nineties but with that humidity... we are seeing triple digits.chief meteorologist vytas reid... 3 now that ray rice signed for 5
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and the family car to do an experiment. we put a week of her family's smelly stuff all in at once to prove that febreze car vent clips could eliminate the odor. then we brought her family to our test facility to see if it worked. [ woman ] take a deep breath, tell me what you smell. something fresh. a beach. a clean house. my new car. [ woman ] go ahead and take your blindfolds off. oh!! hahahaha!!! look at all this garbage!!! [ male announcer ] febreze car. eliminates odors for continuous freshness, so you can breathe happy. we knew before the start of
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the orioles 20-12 season...the o's pooo of depth wasn't very deep.now it's catching up.o's can't produce runs...they lead the league in errors.bullpen'' overworked... giving up 12 runs last night.and one starting pitcher remains active from the opening day ros. roster.so it's on to the next... zach britton makes his orioles season debut tonight in minnesota.the lefty led the birds in wins last season as a rookie...but after a shoulder injury...he's spent his time thus far in the minors..in norfolk... britton went 4-and-
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1 in 8 starts.4-15 e-r-a and 30 strikeouts. injuries continue to kill the orioles...and it's been showing this month...winners of 4 of their last 12 games.. chalk it up to the disabled list.two second basemens on it... robert andino heading to it today.brian roberts there. and still out weighing hip surgery options..starter jason hammel had knee surgery monday. nick johnson's out.and nolan reimold's expected to be done this season after neck surgery. the ravens had two orders of business this off season...the first... ray rice's contract. well that's a done deal.5 years, 40 million dollars signed yesterday. yesterday.now the focus turns to joe flacco.the ravens q-b is under contract this season...but he's outplayed his rookie deal... and wants a new one..can't blame him... all four seasons... he took baltimore to the playoffs and won games.9 total post season games... 5 of those wins. flacco's agent couldn't be reached today... but he told me earlier this summer... flacco doesn't plan to holdout. but they do expect elite q-b money along the lines of brady, brees, rodgers and the
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mannings. can the orioles find a consistent starter in zach britton?his return to the bigs...tonight at 10-50 and 11-30 on sports unlimited. --toss to vytas-- vytas-- 3 3 3 president obama ... president obama ... and... first lady... michelle obama... became the center of
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attention... at... a... basketball game... in... d-- c...last night.../.caught... on... the... kiss cam ... during ... the... u- s- a - brazil game... at the verizon center... / the... first couple ... did... not... give in... at fir. first.22-26"daighter: now...... people cheering" cheering"but... in the fourth quarter... the commander in chief went for it... and... got a rousing applause...//. daughter ... malia - cheered them on... and... watched... them ...on the screen.../ even though ...she was sitting... right next to them. 3 that's all for fox45 news at 5:30."family feud" is next.and we'll be back tonight for fox45 news at ten -- and the late edition at 11... 11...
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